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Brian J Cragun: Touch screen apparatus with tactile information. International Business Machines Corporation, Curtis G Rose, Steven W Roth, May 2, 1995: US05412189 (172 worldwide citation)

A touch screen apparatus with tactile feedback is disclosed. Tactile information, such as Braille or other symbolic representations, is integrally connected to an area on the touch screen surface. This tactile information can be molded into the touch screen surface as part of its initial manufacturi ...


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Paul H Kramer, Kay A Tate: Method for protecting data in a computer system. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, Kenneth C Hill, Andrew J Dillon, May 9, 1995: US05414852 (168 worldwide citation)

A data processing system include a plurality of data objects which are accessible by application programs through a system level interface. Each data object has an associated user access list. In addition, each object has at least one key indicating which applications can access that object. The key ...


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Brian John Cragun, Paul Reuben Day: Apparatus and method for selectively viewing video information. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, Roy W Truelson, January 12, 1999: US05859662 (156 worldwide citation)

A television presentation and editing system uses closed captioning text to locate items of interest. A closed captioning decoder extracts a closed captioning digital text stream from a television signal. A viewer specifies one or more keywords to be used as search parameters. A digital processor ex ...


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Cary L Bates, Brian J Cragun, Robert J Donovan, William Jaaskelainen, Jeffrey M Ryan, Bryan L Striemer: Aural position indicating mechanism for viewable objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, July 2, 1996: US05533182 (156 worldwide citation)

Three separate methods are used to provide the user with sounds that help the user understand where a particular current position is relative to a "location of interest" (LOI) within the viewable object. First, the user is able to use sound marks to mark specific LOIs within viewable objects so that ...


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Victor Shih Chuan Chan, Paul Kwong Hung Yu: Creating proxies for distributed beans and event objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, May 8, 2001: US06230160 (136 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a mechanism for distributing objects from a object oriented framework that permits method invocation and state information notification, such as event notification in a JavaBeans software component model. A code generation tool generates code from an existing server object tha ...


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Arvin J Fisher, Alan Hlava, Paul D Koeller, Mary C Manges, Michael K Russell, Robert H Satin, Gordon G Stewart, Patricia A Timms: Method for automated complex multilevel softward installation in a data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, Andrew J Dillon, November 22, 1994: US05367686 (122 worldwide citation)

The method of the present invention presents a plurality of option panels to a user, each option panel requiring at least one user input which specifies a system option for a selected data processing system. Thereafter, an installation profile is created utilizing these specified system options, inc ...


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Steven William Roth: Menu management mechanism that displays menu items based on multiple heuristic factors. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, January 25, 2005: US06847387 (117 worldwide citation)

The mechanisms of the present invention provide comprehensive heuristic menu arrangement control by providing several discrete, yet complementary, features. One feature is automatic menu arrangement for both fixed and variable content menus based on a combination of frequency of selection and recenc ...


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Mark Edward Fisher, Robert John Manulik: Apparatus and method for telecommunication routing and parameter negotiation. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, James R Nock, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, April 15, 2003: US06549946 (106 worldwide citation)

According to the preferred embodiments of the present invention, a method and an apparatus for efficiently and accurately processing incoming connection establishment requests is disclosed. The present invention allows the signaling provider of the network interface software to determine ownership o ...


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Charles A Lemaire, Thomas Schick, Bryan L Striemer: Portable computer device for audible processing of remotely stored messages. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, Andrew J Dillon, August 22, 1995: US05444768 (104 worldwide citation)

A battery powered hand-held portable computer device for audible processing of messages stored at one or more remote central message facilities. A telephonic interface is included within the portable computer device. A connection between the portable computer device and the remote central message fa ...


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Cary Lee Bates, Paul Reuben Day: Apparatus, program product and method of debugging utilizing a context sensitive breakpoint. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, Wood Herron and Evans L, June 20, 2000: US06077312 (103 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, program product, and method of debugging a computer program utilize a context sensitive breakpoint to conditionally halt execution of a computer program when the context of the computer program meets a predetermined criteria. The context of a computer program is defined by a calling hi ...